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Aeronautics Act

Version of section 6.71 from 2003-06-30 to 2020-07-28:


Marginal note:Minister may refuse to issue or amend Canadian aviation document

  •  (1) The Minister may refuse to issue or amend a Canadian aviation document on the grounds that

    • (a) the applicant is incompetent;

    • (b) the applicant or any aircraft, aerodrome, airport or other facility in respect of which the application is made does not meet the qualifications or fulfil the conditions necessary for the issuance or amendment of the document; or

    • (c) the Minister is of the opinion that the public interest and, in particular, the aviation record of the applicant or of any principal of the applicant, as defined in regulations made under paragraph (3)(a), warrant the refusal.

  • Marginal note:Notice

    (2) The Minister shall, by personal service or by registered or certified mail sent to their latest known address, notify the applicant or the owner or operator of the aircraft, aerodrome, airport or other facility, as the case may be, of a decision made under subsection (1). The notice shall be in a form prescribed by regulation of the Governor in Council and, in addition to any other information that may be prescribed, shall indicate, as the case requires,

    • (a) the nature of the incompetence of the applicant;

    • (b) the qualifications or conditions referred to in paragraph (1)(b) that are not met or fulfilled, as the case may be;

    • (c) the reasons for the Minister’s opinion referred to in paragraph (1)(c); and

    • (d) except in the case of a document or class of documents prescribed under paragraph (3)(b), the address at which, and the date, being thirty days after the notice is served or sent, on or before which the applicant, owner or operator may file a request for a review of the Minister’s decision.

  • Marginal note:Regulations

    (3) The Governor in Council may make regulations

    • (a) defining the word principal; and

    • (b) prescribing Canadian aviation documents, or classes of such documents, in respect of which a review of the Minister’s decision to refuse to issue or amend a document may not be requested.

  • 1992, c. 4, s. 14
  • 2001, c. 29, s. 34
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